Is Portugal Bigger Than Scotland? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Scotland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Portugal Bigger than Scotland?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km. Portugal is bigger than Scotland by 14,279 sq km. Portugal is around 1.2 times bigger than Scotland.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Scotland

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Portugal

Population

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,285.

Population of Portugal compared to Scotland

According to the data from Eurostat, the population of Scotland estimated as of 2019 was 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Scotland.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Scotland: English, Scots, Scottish Gaelic

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Scotland as of 2019: 0.913

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Scotland:
56.4907° N, 4.2026° W

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